Al-Arabi SC (Kuwait)

Al-Arabi Sporting Club[4][5] (Arabic: النادي العربي الرياضي‎) is a Kuwaiti sports club club based in Mansuriya, Kuwait City. The most notable section is football team in the Kuwait Premier League.

Al-Arabi SC
Al Arabi SC (logo).png
Full nameAl-Arabi Sporting Club
Nickname(s)Al-Za'eem (The Boss)
El-Akhthar (The Green)
The Castle Of Trophies
Founded1953; 68 years ago (1953) as Al-Uruba
October 20, 1960; 61 years ago (1960-10-20) as Al-Arabi [1]
GroundSabah Al-Salem Stadium
Al-Mansouriah (Kuwait City)
Capacity15,000[2]
ChairmanAbdulaziz Ashour
ManagerAnte Miše[3]
LeagueKuwait Premier League
2020–21Kuwait Premier League, 1st of 10 (champions)
WebsiteClub website
Current season
Active departments of Al-Arabi
Football pictogram.svg
'Football'
Basketball pictogram.svg
Basketball
Handball pictogram.svg
Handball
Squash pictogram.svg
Squash
Swimming pictogram.svg
Swimming
Volleyball (indoor) pictogram.svg
Volleyball
Futsal pictogram.svg
Futsal
Athletics pictogram.svg
Athletics
Boxing pictogram.svg
Boxing
Judo pictogram.svg
Judo

Al-Arabi SC was named Al-ʿUrūba (Arabic: العُروبَة‎, lit.'The Arabism') at the beginning of 1953, and changed to Al-Arabi SC (The Arabian) in 1960. As winners of the Kuwait Emir Cup in 2008,[6] Al-Arabi SC was the first Kuwaiti team to compete in the AFC Cup. Al-Arabi SC has 45 official trophies next to its name (57 domestic and 2 GCC), the most of any Kuwaiti football team. Al-Arabi SC's stadium is Sabah Al-Salem Stadium in Mansūriya, a suburb of the capital of the country, Kuwait City. It is the second-largest stadium in Kuwait. It had the same points as Kuwait SC in 2014–15 season, but the title went to Kuwait by the principle of the results of the matches between the two teams.

Al-Arabi SC is the only team in Kuwait that has never lost in the Kuwait Super Cup. Holding both records for appearances in the final of the Kuwait Crown Prince Cup 4 consecutive times tied with Kuwait SC and in Kuwait Emir Cup going to the final 11 consecutive times since 1962 to 1973, more than any Kuwaiti team.

HistoryEdit

The beginningEdit

The club was founded as Al-Uruba in mid-1953 as one of the first Kuwaiti teams.[7] Some of the most notable players were Abdulwahab Al-Awadie, Abdulaziz Al-Khatieb, Musad Al-Musad, Mohammed Al-Dawlee, Abdulmajied Mohammed, Mohammed Al-Somale, Dasman Bakhiet, Ahmad Bodha, Monaier Al-Dagag, Fuad Al-Ashgar, Ahmad Hussain, Abbas Al-Shemaly, Mossa Al-Somale, Nayef Dalool and Mohhamed Salah Al-Roomy.

At first in 1960s Al-Arabi SC was structured with divisions of football, basketball, volleyball and weightlifting[disambiguation needed].

At the beginning Al-Arabi SC made many achievements, thanks to their players and submitted board members. Al-Arabi has many sports with separate facilities. Abdulaziz Al-Khatib multi-purpose hall is used for basketball, handball, volleyball, squash, and can accommodate about 2,000 spectators. The swimming pool has a capacity of 1,500 spectators.[citation needed] Club also has 4 tennis courts, gymnastics hall, judo, table tennis and boxing sections.

1960–1980 (starting of Il-Za'īm)Edit

Through the years Al-Arabi SC has won the Kuwait Premier League 7 times. They have also won 3 Joint Leagues, 6 Emir Cup's and 1 Federation Cup. They were the first-ever Kuwaiti team to play outside Kuwait, by competing in friendly matches against teams through the Arabian Peninsula, showing competitive play.

On 3 December 1974 Al-Arabi SC faced Lazio from Italy and beat them 1–0 in a friendly match.[8]

1980–2009Edit

In 1982 Al-Arabi SC was the first-ever team to win Gulf Club Champions Cup (GCC Champions League), and then won it again in 2003.[9]

Al-Arabi SC had changed their logo in 1991. From 1990-2005 they have won 26 titles. Their then-last league title came in 2001–02, with occasional AFC Cup appearances.

2010–2012Edit

Through these 2 seasons they won 2 titles: the Kuwait Super Cup and Kuwait Crown Prince Cup. On 27 December 2011, they were crowned champions of the Crown Prince Cup after 3 trophy-less seasons.

2012–13 UAFA CupEdit

Al-Arabi had qualified for the final match of UAFA CUP. They were faced against Al-Fateh SC of Saudi Arabia. In the first leg they won 3–2 in Kuwait City, and in the away leg played in Saudi Arabia they tied 2-2, but they qualified to the next round on aggregate (5-4). In the quarter finals, they were matched up against Al-Nassr, again of Saudi Arabia. They lost 3-2 in the first leg played away in Saudi Arabia, however they won 2-0 at home, thus qualifying to the semi-final on aggregate (4-3). In the semi-final, they were matched up against Raja Casablanca. They tied at home 1-1 and in the away leg 2-2. However, they moved on to the final because of the away goals rule.

In the final, they played against USM Alger from Algeria. They tied 0-0 in Kuwait and lost they away leg 3-2, with several controversial refereeing decisions.

2013–14Edit

In the 2013–14 season, Al-Arabi SC qualified for the Kuwait Crown Cup final third time in a row, losing to Al-Qadsia SC (2–1), with more controversial refereeing decisions. In the same season Al-Arabi SC finished 5th in the league and got knocked out of the Kuwait Emir Cup[10] by Al-Qadsia penalties, but ended their season winning Kuwait Federation Cup[11] 4–2 over Al-Salmiya SC.

2014–2015Edit

In the 2014–15 season Al-Arabi signed Firas Al-Khatib,[12] showing how strong they want to win Kuwaiti Premier League. They also signed Ivusa from Sahel SC,[13] sent Mahmoud Al-Maowas on loan,[14] and eventually released Ivusa,[15] resigning Maowas and buying Hashem Al-Ramzi. However, Boris Bunjak told Khaled Khalaf he is not needed in Al-Arabi SC.[16][17][18] When Al-Arabi SC left for a 2-week pre-season in Turkey,[19][20] they took Ahmad Hawas,[21] former Al-Salmiya player.

They have claimed seasonal seats to be sold the first time, for a fee of $385.[22][23]


On 16 October 2014 Al-Arabi SC became the first Kuwaiti team to have an anthem.[24]


After defeating Kuwait SC 4–2 (aet) in the Crown Prince Cup final, it was Al-Arabi's 57th official title.[25]


ِAl-Arabi lost the crucial Kuwait City Derby on 10 April 2015 vs Kuwait SC 1–0. The match had all the seats filled to the last, for the first time in the history of Kuwaiti football.[26]

Manager Bunjak has requested preparation tour to Italy which was announced,[27] but on 17 July 2015 it was officially stated that he has left the club.

Return to old waysEdit

On 7 December 2015 it was announced that Luiz Felipe has left the club immediately after defeat to Al-Salmiya SC in the Crown Prince Cup.[28] Boris Bunjak returned to manage the team right after.

After the loss of Emir Cup Final to Kuwait SC, the club went into war between fans and head office. After signing with Miodrag Ješić on 13 November 2016, they became the first club in the middle east to have seven managers across two seasons.

By 2021, Al-Arabi managed to win the seventeenth league title in its history, with the help of its Croatian coach Ante Miše after nineteen years, without any loss in 18 games.[29]

Popular cultureEdit

One of the first songs was in 2004, "Panorama Al-Arabi", dedicated to the fans and goal celebrations.

Hello Za'eemEdit

As of 2012 the next song was released, "Hello Za'eem".[30] It was used for the 2011–12 Kuwait Crown Prince Cup.

AnthemEdit

On 16 October 2014 Al-Arabi SC became the first Kuwaiti team to have an anthem, first introduced VS Al-Yarmouk.[31]

Crest and colorsEdit

Crest evolutionEdit

ColorsEdit

Al-Arabi SC have changed their colors over the years. Since 1960–90 their colors were light green and white as the away kit.

From 2000–present, they changed to a darker green and the away color was still white.

By 2012 it was announced that Al-Arabi SC will be wearing dark green as their home kit, the away kit will be blue, and the third kit will be white with green.

In the 2013–14 season, Al-Arabi SC wore only the home kit and third kit.

KitsEdit

HomeEdit
Green White
AwayEdit
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2012–

Classicos and derbiesEdit

The Kuwaiti ClassicoEdit

Kuwait City DerbyEdit

The Kuwait City derby is match between Al-Arabi SC and Kuwait SC.

Al-Arabi SC vs Al-Salmiya SCEdit

Matches between Al-Salmiya SC and Al-Arabi SC are often high-profile.[citation needed]

As of the 2014–15 season, Al-Salmiya had many new signings to the team and won their first encounter in the league.

Top scorersEdit

scorers
Season First Second Third
2007–08 Firas Al-Khatib 24 Khaled Khalaf 14 Hussain Al-Moussawi 7
2008–09 Firas Al-Khatib 25 Khaled Khalaf 8 Hussain Al-Moussawi 7
2009–10 Mohamed Al Zeno 12 Hussain Al-Moussawi 9 Ali Maqseed 7
2010–11 Abdelmajid Eddine 17 Hussain Al-Moussawi 13 Ali Maqseed 5
2011–12 Mohammed Za'abia 8 Ali Magseed 6 Khaled Khalaf 5
2012–13 Ahmad Hayel 20 Fahad Al Rashidi 14 Kader Fall 12
2013–14 Ahmad Hayel 20 Fahad Al Rashidi 15 Mahmoud Al-Mawass 8
2014–15 Firas al-Khatib 24 Ahmad Hayel 15 Hussain Al-Moussawi 13
2015–16 Firas al-Khatib 27 Fahad Al Rashidi 9 Tiago Queiroz Bezerra 8
2016–17 Amine Chermiti 16 Hussain Al-Moussawi 15 Ali Maqseed 7
2017–18 Hussain Al-Moussawi 10 Bobby Clement 9 Ali Maqseed &
Said Al-Ruzaiqi 7

StaffEdit

Board of directorsEdit

Position Name
Club Chairman Abdulaziz Ashour
Chief Executive Osama Hussain
secret keeper Fuad Almazidi
Football Chairman Khaled AbdulQudos
Commercial and Promotion Manager

ManagementEdit

Position Name
Manager   Ante Miše
Assistant Manager   Youssef Al Rashidi
Performance Consultant
Goalkeeping Coach   Feđa Kulaglić
Medical Coach
Medical Coach

Al Arabi SC managersEdit

 
Dave Mackay, the second foreign manager of Al Arabi
 
Dragan Skočić coached Al Arabi in 2009–10
 
Al Arabi SC Coach since 2011 and left in 2014 he had 3 seasons with Al-Zaeem and added 3 titles to their closets and came runner-up to 3 other titles[32]
Years Name Nationality
1974–1976 Todor Velev   Bulgaria
1978 Dave Mackay   Scotland
1981–82 Frank Upton   England
1987 Dave Mackay   Scotland
1987–89 Bobby Ferguson   England
1992–93 Colin Addison   England
1993–94 Bobby Campbell   England
1994–95 Mohamed Karam   Kuwait
1995–96 Dragan Mihajlović   Yugoslavia
1996 Jawad Maqseed   Kuwait
1996–97 Fawzi Ibrahim   Kuwait
1998–99 Ján Pivarník   Slovakia
1999–01 Dragan Mihajlović   Serbia
2001–03 Valdeir Vieira   Brazil
2003–04 Sebastião Lazaroni   Brazil
2004–05 Mohsen Saleh   Egypt
2005 Valdeir Vieira   Brazil
2006 Nenad Jestrović   Serbia
2007–08 José Rachão   Portugal
2008–09 Ahmed Khalaf   Kuwait
2009–10 Dragan Skočić   Croatia
2010–11 Marcelo Cabo   Brazil
2011 Zoran Petrović[disambiguation needed]   Serbia
2011 Fawzi Ibrahim   Kuwait
2011–14 José Romão   Portugal
2014–15 Boris Bunjak   Serbia
2015 Luiz Felipe   Portugal
2015 Ahmad Askar (interim)   Kuwait
2015–2016 Boris Bunjak   Serbia
2016 Fawzi Ibrahim   Kuwait
2016 Ahmad Askar (Interim)   Kuwait
2016–2017 Miodrag Ješić   Serbia
2017–2018 Mohammed Ebrahim   Kuwait
2017 Darko Nestorović[33] (alongside Mohammed Ebrahim)   Bosnia and Herzegovina
2018–2019 Hussam Al Sayed   Syria
2019–2020 Juan Martínez   Spain
2019–2020 Darko Nestorović[34] (alongside Juan Martínez)   Bosnia and Herzegovina
2020 Bassem Marmar   Lebanon
2020 Ahmed Othman   Kuwait
2020–present Ante Miše[35]   Croatia

Al Arabi statisticsEdit

International Competitions (friendly)Edit

1971: Al-Arabi SC 3–0   Perak
3/11/1974: Al-Arabi SC 1–0   Lazio[36]
2/8/2014: Al-Arabi SC 2–0   Bursaspor U-21[37]
5/8/2014: Al-Arabi SC 2–1   Bursa Nilüferspor

Against National TeamsEdit

1977–78: Al-Arabi SC 1–1 Poland
2005–06: Al-Arabi SC 2–0 Syria
2007–08: Al-Arabi SC 1–1 Ivory Coast
2013–14: Al-Arabi SC 1–0 Kyrgyzstan[38]

Al Arabi in AsiaEdit

Al Arabi in UAFAEdit

Notes: * Round Rubin tournament

Club presidentsEdit

Years Chairman
1960   Mohalhel Mohammed Al-Mudhaf
1960–61   Mohalhel Mohammed Al-Mudhaf
1961–62   Khalid Ahmed Al-Mudhaf
1962–63   Khalid Ahmed Al-Mudhaf
1963–64   Khalid Ahmed Al-Mudhaf
1964–65   Khalid Ahmed Al-Mudhaf
1965–66   Khalid Ahmed Al-Mudhaf
1966–67   Khalid Ahmed Al-Mudhaf
1967–68   Moussa Rashid Al-Fahad
1969–70   Mohammed Saleh Al-Mulla
1970–71   Sheikh Salman Al-Hamoud Al-Sabah
1971–72   Sheikh Salman Al-Hamoud Al-Sabah
1972–73   Sheikh Salman Al-Hamoud Al-Sabah
1973–74   Sheikh Salman Al-Hamoud Al-Sabah
1974–76   Sheikh Salman Al-Hamoud Al-Sabah
1976–78   Sheikh Salman Al-Hamoud Al-Sabah
1978–79   Ahmed Sayed Abdelsamad
1979–81   Ahmed Sayed Abdelsamad
1981–83   Sheikh Nayef Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah
1983–85   Ahmed Sayed Abdelsamad
1985–87   Ahmed Sayed Abdelsamad
1987–89   Ahmed Sayed Abdelsamad
1989–92   Sheikh Ali Al-Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah
1992–93   Fahd Abdulaziz Al-Humaiadhan
1993–94   Mohammed Saleh Al-Mulla
1994–97   Ahmed Sayed Abdelsamad
1997–00   Ibrahim Abdullah Al-Shehab
2000–03   Jamal Shaker Al-Kazemi
2003–06   Jamal Shaker Al-Kazemi
2006–10   Jamal Shaker Al-Kazemi
2010   Sheikh Salman Al-Hamoud Al-Sabah
2010–19   Jamal Shaker Al-Kazemi
2019–   Aziz Ashour

Current squadEdit

First-team squadEdit

As of 2021

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   KUW Ali Jarrakh
4 DF   KUW Ahmad Ibrahim
5 DF   KUW Juma Obud
6 MF   KUW Sultan Al Enezi
7 MF   KUW Bader Al-Fadhel
9 FW   SYR Alaa Al Dali
10 MF   KUW Bandar Al Salamah
11 MF   KUW Saif Al Hashan
12 MF   KUW Abdullah Hassan
13 DF   KUW Mohammad Frieh
15 MF   LBY Senosi Al Hadi
17 MF   KUW Ali Khalaf
22 GK   KUW Sulaiman Abdulghafour
24 MF   KUW Abdullah Al Shemali
26 DF   KUW Ahmad Raheel
27 DF   KUW Essa Waleed
No. Pos. Nation Player
28 DF   KUW Mohammed Saffar
30 MF   CRO Josip Knežević
32 MF   KUW Abdulaziz Al Salimi
33 DF   KUW Abdullah Ammar
39 MF   KUW Salman Al Awadhi
43 DF   KUW Hussein Ashkanani
44 DF   KUW Hassan Hamadan
DF   KUW Mohammed Al-Hadad
MF   KUW Ahmad Al-Nasr
MF   KUW Mahdi Hussain
FW   SYR Mardik Mardikian

Players registered as professionalsEdit

KPL/VPL clubs are limited to 5 foreign professionals (4 + 1 Asian) per squad while signing 2 non-nationality Kuwaitis where 5 play on the pitch and 6 Kuwaitis play on the pitch.

Former playersEdit

List of Al-Arabi former Players

Retired numbersEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
7 MF   KUW Khaled Abd Al Kudos [39]
10 FW   KUW Ahmed Mousa [40][41]
17 FW   KUW Khaled Khalaf
No. Pos. Nation Player
19 DF   KUW Ahmed Saad Al Rashidi
22 GK   KUW Samir Said (posthumous honour) [42]
30 MF   YEM Ali Omar [43]

RecordsEdit

Team recordsEdit

  • First Kuwaiti team to win the league 3 times in a row:
1961–62, 1962–63, 1963–64
  • First Kuwaiti team to win the league 4 times in a row:
1981–82, 1982–83, 1983–84, 1984–85
  • First Kuwaiti team to win the league without a loss or draw:
1961–62
  • First Kuwaiti team to win the league without a loss:
1962–63
  • longest unbeaten run in the league:
33 matches straight
  • Record league victory:
10–0 v Al-Fahaheel 9/10[clarification needed] 1964
  • Record biggest league loss:
1–5 v Kuwait SC 3/2[clarification needed] 2011

Individual recordsEdit

  • Most goals:
1. Abdulrahman Al-Dawla – ?
2. Firas Al-Khatib – 186
3. Khaled Khalaf – 66
4. Ahmad Hayel – 55
5. Fahad Al-Rashidi – 51

Most appearances:

Abdulrahman Al-Dawla

Affiliated clubsEdit

Celtic officially announced their affiliation with Al-Arabi SC in order to help both teams assist one another through ideas, experience and scouting. The agreement encompasses all sports mutually practiced by both clubs, but is mainly focused on cooperation in football.

FIFA World Cup and AFC Asian Cup playersEdit

FIFA World Cup 1982  

1984 AFC Asian Cup  

1996 AFC Asian Cup  

2000 AFC Asian Cup  

2011 AFC Asian Cup  

2015 AFC Asian Cup  

[46]

HonoursEdit

As of May 14, 2021

DomesticEdit

1961–62*, 1962–63, 1963–64, 1965–66, 1966–67, 1969–70, 1979–80, 1981–82, 1982–83, 1983–84, 1984–85, 1987–88, 1988–89, 1992–93, 1996–97, 2001–02, 2020–21

(* First ever winners)

  • (Runner-up): 12
1967–68, 1968–69, 1970–71, 1972–73, 1973–74, 1978–79, 1980–81, 1986–87, 1989–90, 2002–03, 2003–04, 2014–15
1999–00
1961–62*, 1962–63, 1963–64, 1965–66, 1968–69, 1970–71, 1980–81, 1982–83, 1991–92, 1995–96, 1998–99, 1999–00, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2007–08, 2019–20

(* First ever winners)

  • (Runner-up): 13
1964–65, 1966–67, 1967–68, 1969–70, 1971–72, 1973–74, 1989–90, 1990–91, 1994–95, 1997–98, 2008–09, 2015–16, 2017–18
1995–96, 1996–97, 1998–99, 1999–00, 2006–07, 2011–12, 2014–15
  • (Runner-up): 5
2002–03, 2009–10, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2019–20
2008*, 2012

(* First ever winners)

1969–70, 1970–71, 1971–72, 1984–85, 1988–89
1969–70 1995–96, 1996–97, 1998–99, 1999–00, 2013–14
  • (Runner-up): 2
2009–10, 2012–13
1998–99, 2000–01, 2001–02
  • (Runner-up): 2
2003–04, 2005–06

InternationalEdit

1982*, 2003

(* First ever winners)

  • (Runner-up): 3
1983, 1985, 1994
2012–13

FriendlyEdit

Not counted with the other 59 Official Championships

  • Kuwait unofficial league: 1
1956–57
  • (Runner-up): 2
1954–55, 1955–56
  • Shot Cup: 1
1978–79
  • Binjab FC Cup: 1
1970–71
1970–71
  • Qasion Cup: 1
1966–67
  • Farul Romania Friendly: 1
1968–69
1981–82

International AwardEdit

Khaleeji sport KUW:

Best fans of the year(1): 2014

Kems Awards:

Fans of the season(1): 2014–15

Performance in UAFA and AFC competitionsEdit

UAFAEdit

AFCEdit

  • AFC Champions League: 6
  • 1994: 1st round
  • 1998: 1st round
  • 2003: 4th round
  • 2004: Group stage
  • 2006: Group stage
  • 2007: Group stage
  • AFC Cup: 1
  • 2008–09: Quarter-final

FriendliesEdit

Asian recordEdit

P W D L GF GA GD
9 1 2 6 8 19 −11
P W D L GF GA GD
20 6 4 10 28 31 −3
P W D L GF GA GD
9 4 4 1 13 7 +6

FutsalEdit

AchievementsEdit

  • (Runners-up): 1
2012–13
2012–13
  • (Runners-up): 2
2014-15, 2015-16
2013–14

SponsorshipEdit

In the Al-Arabi SC signed a 4-year deal with Adidas and then signed with ANTA Sports in the 2013–14 season Due to Adidas not willing to renew their contract after that in 2014–15 season Macron[50] bought ANTA Sports contract and made a contract with Al-Arabi SC. Extended Contract with Macron,[51] while after negotiations with the brand ended the club signed with Erreà.

Period Kit manufacturer Shirt partner
1976–82 Puma none
1982–96 Adidas
1996–03 Warrior Hyundai
2003–04 Nike
2004–09 Wataniya Telecom
+ Al-Ahli Bank of Kuwait
2009–12 Adidas
2012–13 Al-Ahli Bank of Kuwait
2013–14 ANTA
2014–15 Macron
2015–16 Al-Ahli Bank of Kuwait
+ Health House Nutrition*
2016– Erreà Al-Ahli Bank of Kuwait

Notes: 1:* Sponsor on arm side of Kit

SponsorsEdit

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External linksEdit

Preceded by
First winner
GCC Champions League
1982
Succeeded by
Preceded by
GCC Champions League
2003/04
Succeeded by